Matriculation

Matriculation 2021

Crossing the Seal

Washington & Jefferson College's annual Matriculation ceremony introduces the campus community to the incoming class, and shares College traditions and insights with new students.

Following remarks by President John C. Knapp, Student Government Association President Cole Patrick Leathers '22 will welcome the class, sharing insights and wisdom for their next four years at W&J based on his own experience. Additional highlights of the ceremony included a talk by Dr. Michael Lewis, associate professor of English, who was named Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year by the most recent graduating class.

The ceremony concludes with the Crossing of the Seal at Old Main, signifying the students' induction into the W&J Community.

Watch the live stream here!

This event is open only to W&J First Year students, faculty, and staff.